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Friday, 13 September 2019

Holly Jingle Bells


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Good Morning,
Today over at Craft challenge we have a new challenge and this week it’s
Christmas
This challenge will last for two weeks.
Our two fabulous sponsors are ….
For my card I chose
The card base and layers were cut out on my cricut Maker.
The image was coloured with Promarkers.
The patterned paper was from the Nitwit Set ‘Simple Joys’.
The foliage was cut using various foliage dies and the pearl ‘berries’ were from my stash.
I wouldlike to enter thiscardinto the following challenges…
Addicted to Stamps and More W, C10, #358 – Holiday
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' M, 2nd Wed, 2E - Anything Christmas
Crafting By Designs  M, F, 3E - Anything Goes (moving to monthly)
Crafty Creations  2W,2nd/4th Wed, 2E - #397 Always Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday M, Wed, E3 - Things Beginning with "B"- bells
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #37 - Anything Goes
Ike's World 4W, 1E #124 - I for Icy (Christmas in September) or Anything Goes  (week 2)
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects - #102 - Always Anything Goes (Week 1)
Passion For Promarkers Challenge W - must use promarkers - #510 - Sequins, Pearls or Gems
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - 2W, C15, E3 - #55 - Anything Christmas Goes (week 3

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Pop Up Shadow Box


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Good Morning All,
We have a new challenge over
As always the theme is…
 ‘Anything Goes’
Our fabulous sponsor this week is

  

The prize is $15 Gift certificate to spend in their store.
The DT were lucky enough to be given a fabulous new stamp / die set called

I decided to make a pop up shadow box card.
There are lots of videos out there but I found this one to be the best one to follow.


The beauty of this card is that it folds flat for posting.
The papers are from the now defunct Bearly Mine.
The images are coloured with Promarkers.
The snowflakes are cut using a variety of dies and punches.
The gems are from my stash.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges …
613 Avenue Create - M (1st Sunday), 8E, Any Craft Accepted (check for recognition each week, top DT choices, winners, and crafter's voting by on-line community) - (September) #225 Anything Goes w/Optional Twist: Exploding Boxes/Pop Up Boxes
The Corrosive Challenges - M, 3E - Always Anything Goes
Christmas with the Cuties  (M last Monday, 3E, must be cute Christmas) #30 LET'S BUILD A SNOWMAN (WEEK 3)
Crafty Cardmakers  (2W, C15) #240 PEARLS AND/OR GEMS (Week 2) 
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges  (W, ATG except for Theme on 5th Monday of a month, 3E) #1936 - ANYTHING GOES 


Thursday, 5 September 2019

Decoupage at CRAFT Challenge

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Good Morning,
Today over at Craft challenge we have a new challenge
Decoupage
Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is….
The Paper Shelter
For my DT card I chose Getting Ready For Christmas


I coloured the image twice using Promarkers.
I put the whole image onto the card using foam pads to give it dimension.
I then cut out the items of clothing and the bows and placed them on top using foam pads to create a second layer.
I then added the die cut sentiment, snowflakes and border die.
I would like to enter this project into the following challenges ….
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - 2W, C15, E3 - #55 - Anything Christmas Goes (week 2)
Christmas Crafts All Year Round (M,P1, Must be Christmas Card) September Christmas/Winter Food or Drink
Creative Craft Cottage Challenges (M, P7, F, E3) #121 – Christmas
SheepSki Designs Challenges (M, P1, 3E, C10, SIO) #30 - Die cuts and/or Punches
Sparkles Forum Christmas (M, P1, Christmas) #104 - Winter Wishes
Sweet Stampers (M, P10, E3, use stamp or digi) #35 - Dies and/or Punches
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up (M, P1, E3, Christmas cards) #57 - Anything Goes optional: Kraft Paper

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas W,must be Christmas #453 Anything Christmas Goes - optional theme: Something Beginning with S

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Three layers


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Good Morning,
We have a brand new challenge today over at I Love Promarkers
Our theme this fortnight is….
Anything Goes / Optional Twist –Use Three Layers
How you interpret this is completely up to you, as long as you use either Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Brushmarkers, Aquamarkers or Trias on your work, if not your work will not be eligible.
Our fabulous sponsor is

The image I chose is Bee Happy Spring Flowers



The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The paper is from Stamping All Day.
The gems are from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
Arty Divas 2W, 5E, C10 - #3 - Anything Goes (week 2)
Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #36 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects - #101 - Always Anything Goes (Week 2)
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges  (W, ATG except for Theme on 5th Monday of a month, 3E) #1935 - ANYTHING GOES
Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) #67 Always Anything Goes
·                     The Creative Crafters (M, P15, E3) #19 - Anything Goes
·                     The Flower Challenge (M, P4, C6, E5, must use flower image/stamp) #35 Favourite flower

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Yummy!


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Good Morning All,
We have a new challenge over
As always the theme is…
 ‘Anything Goes’
Our fabulous sponsor this week is


The prize is 3 gorgeous images from their shop and believe me there are lots to choose from, you will not be disappointed!
The team were lucky enough to be given this delicious image called
‘Yummy’
As I have a husband with an incredibly sweet tooth I decided to make a  card just for him.

I can’t believe I’ve never made a ‘z’ card before, but I found this awesome tutorial here
The papers are from my stash.
The sentiments were made on my PC
The yummy stamp was coloured with Promarkers.
I fussy cut the image for the front of the card.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges …
Arty Divas 2W, 5E, C10 - #3 - Anything Goes (week 1)
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #35 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - M (1st Sunday), 8E, Any Craft Accepted 
The Corrosive Challenges - M, 3E Always Anything Goes
Dare 2B Artzy Challenges - M, 1st Sunday, E3 - (August) Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread 2W, E3, no digital projects - #101 - Always Anything Goes (Week 1)
Polkadoodles - W, C10 - No. 31 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
QKR Stampede – W, 4E, SIO – No. 359 - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 
Simply Create Too - M July - No. 151 - TBA ANYTHING GOES + TWIST: USE PATTERN PAPER  - Ends July 26th  

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Back To School


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Good Morning,
Today over at Craft challenge we have a new challenge and we have
a two week challenge….
Back to School
Our fabulous sponsors for this challenge are ….
Pickled Potpourri 
For my first project I used
Jasmine Girl Stamp from Digital Stamp Shop - 
(Sponsor for our Star of the Month)
When I was teaching I always had a list of things to do so I decided to make this
‘To Do List with pen’ using a cutting file for my Cricut Maker – available in the Lori Whitlock Shop – here




I coloured the image with Promarkers.
The papers are by Lozzy and were part of a prize from A Bit More Time To Craft.
The ‘To Do’ letters were cut on my Cricut.
I would like to enter this project into the following challenges ….

CuteNCrafty Challenge Blog  (2W, 5E, cards) #30 ANYTHING GOES (Week 2)
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges  (W, ATG except for Theme on 5th Monday of a month, 3E) #1933 - ANYTHING GOES 
Arty Divas 2W, 5E, C10 - #2 - Anything Goes (week 2)
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #34 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations  2W,2nd/4th Wed, 2E - Always Anything Goes 
A Bit More Time to Craft (M, P1/15, E3) #98 - Always Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1, E3) August - Always Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore (M, P1, E3) #66 Always Anything Goes


My second project is a bookmark using

Both there are several lovely images and sentiments in this set.
The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The papers are from a gingham pack in my stash.
The beads and twine are both from my stash .

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges ….
Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes 
Creative With Stamps Challenge (M, P1, E3, C11, use stamps or digis) #41 Dad or Masculine

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Night Stranger


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Good Morning,
Today we have a brand new challenge over at I Love Promarkers.
This fortnight the theme is ..
Anything Goes
Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is …
How you interpret this is completely up to you, as long as you use either Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Brushmarkers, Aquamarkers or Trias on your work, if not your work will not be eligible.

  The image I chose for my DT card is


 I needed a birthday card for my very handsome nephew and as soon as I saw the brooding good looks of this fella I knew this was the image for me.
I think it’s perfect for a masculine card.
I coloured the image with Promarkers.
The papers are a digital set of stone pattern papers that I printed on glossy photo paper.
The image and DP are mounted on black card.
The sentiment was made on the PC.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges....
A Bit More Time to Craft (M, P1/15, E3) #98 - Always Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft (M, P1, E3) August - Always Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters (M, P15, E3) #19 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #34 - Anything Goes
Ike's World 4W, 1E - #123 - H for Hats or Anything Goes  (week 2)
AAA Birthday (M, 1st Mon, Birthday cards only)July - #4 - FOR THE BOYS
Dream Valley Challenges  (2W, 3E, C10) #207 HAND-COLORED IMAGE (WEEK 2
Get Creative Challenges  (M, 1st Mon, 3E) #83 ANYTHING GOES NO TWIST
Classic Design Team Open Challenge (M, P1, Must be a DT creation) Always Anything Goes